Designed to offer a young child a glimpse into the mind of an alcoholic, Daddy's Disease is a precious resource in helping children understand the difficulties of having an alcoholic parent. Follow Tommy on his journey through life, guided by his nurturing mother, as he learns how everyday situations relate to the difficulties his alcoholic father faces on a daily basis.
Insightful, poignant, and colorfully-illustrated, Daddy's Disease succeeds in honestly explaining a most serious subject manner through creative storytelling.
Mommy's Disease, like Daddy's Disease, investigates substance abuse from the perspective of a child dealing with an alcoholic parent. Mila lives a normal life while attempting to cope with emotionally complex family matters. As Mila's mother struggles with addiction, Mila's father teaches the young girl to understand and accept, rather than be wounded by, her mother's failings.
A journey all it's own, Mommy's Disease offers pearls of wisdom and calming imagery to help a child understand the realities of addiction, simply and effectively.